[Mailman-Users] Cannot start after ubuntu upgrade

Jeff Taylor shdwdrgn at sourpuss.net
Thu Apr 10 03:52:21 CEST 2014

I finally figured it out...  I am running a patched version that slices 
the queue between multiple machines.  After upgrading the machine, I 
reapplied the patch to Switchboard.py, but I forgot to make changes in 

All good now, and that patch has been running great for the last couple 
years.  Thanks!

On 04/09/2014 04:32 PM, Jeff Taylor wrote:
> I just upgraded an old ubuntu machine from oneiric to precise, and now 
> I cannot get mailman to run.  Something starts up long enough to set a 
> pid file, but then it simply dies.  There is nothing being added to 
> either syslog or any of the mailman log files.  I tried reinstalling 
> mailman, and made sure there were no other packages that needed to 
> finish installing after the upgrade, but I can't seem to find anything 
> wrong.  I've been searching google for a way to increase logging 
> verbosity, but again came up empty.
> What can I do to determine why mailman is dying?
> Currently installed: 1:2.1.14-3ubuntu0.1
> Previous version: 1:2.1.14-1ubuntu2
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